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The Rocky Mountain Collegian

The Student News Site of Colorado State University

The Rocky Mountain Collegian

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News
Breaking news: Delayed hearing decision for protesters at city council meeting
Aubree Miller, News Editor • June 30, 2024

Editor's Note: This story has been updated to reflect the correct spelling of Hania Sakkal's name, as well as additional information provided...

Three protesters holding signs walk down a street. The left sign reads, FoCo says Free Palestine. The middle sign reads, The blood of children on your hands. The right sign reads, Woodward manufactures genocide.
Demonstrators denounce Woodward, Israel after Rafah bombings

Demonstrators again gathered near Woodward headquarters June 1 to continue advocating for a ceasefire in the ongoing Israel-Hamas war. The...

Gov. Jared Polis signs HB24-1007 on the west steps of the Colorado state Capitol building April 15. The opportunity for people to officially be on the lease gives them protections, Polis said during the signing ceremony.
El Gobernador Polis Firma Proyecto De Ley Que Prohíbe Límites A La Ocupación Residencial, Acabando Con U+2

Nota del editor: Puedes leer la versión en ingles de este artículo aquí. Aquellos que se han opuesto al límite de ocupación de...

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ASCSU president's office attempts to postpone cabinet member's ratification over statement criticizing DeSalvo

Following a protest Wednesday, May 1, in the Associated Students of Colorado State University senate chambers in regard to President Nick DeSalvo’s...

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ASCSU senate overrules DeSalvo, passes bill calling for ceasefire

The Associated Students of Colorado State University convened May 3 for an emergency session of the 53rd senate.  As with the May 1 session,...

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Science
CSU sniffs botanical behemoth Cosmo the corpse flower
Emma Askren, Sports Editor • May 26, 2024

Normally, people run from the smell of rotting flesh, but this Memorial Day weekend had an unprecedented number of Fort Collins community members...

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CSU livestock research lab tackles leading health concerns in cattle industry

Established in August 2022, the Sarah Raabis Lab at Colorado State University is making significant strides to improve animal welfare by focusing...

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Se suelen pasar por alto las contribuciones de las mujeres científicas

Nota del editor: Puedes leer la versión en ingles de este artículo aqui. Traducción de Taylor Lester Según la Oficina de Censo de...

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Masculinity is society's biggest cult

Editor’s Note: All opinion content reflects the views of the individual author only and does not represent a stance taken by The Collegian...

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Psychology explains occurrences of alien abductions

In September 2019, a new internet sensation swept across the nation: Storm Area 51. With the motto, “They can’t stop all of us,” millions...

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Life and Culture
El Centro Cultural Asiático-Pacifico Americano Celebra Sus 40 Años de Aniversario
Laila Shekerchian, Maritza Soto-Ojeda • May 6, 2024

Nota del editor: Puedes leer la versión en ingles de este artículo aquí. Este año, el Centro Cultural Asiático-Pacifico Americano...

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Life and Culture
Colorado outdoor culture romanticizes slumming it while signifying privilege
Ivy Secrest, Content Managing Editor • May 2, 2024

Growing up in Colorado, I became intimately familiar with the great outdoors. Weekends were for hikes, week nights were for biking and winters...

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Opinion
Editorial: This is how The Collegian covers ASCSU, accepts letters to editor
Editorial Staff • May 8, 2024

Editor’s Note: This is an editorial. Editorials do not reflect the view of all employees of The Collegian but instead represent a stance taken...

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Opinion
Ward: Goodbye, The Collegian, you absolute beaut
Emma Ward • May 3, 2024

Editor’s Note: Traditionally, graduating seniors working at The Collegian are given the chance to write a farewell note at the end of their...

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5 Strategies for Landing Your Dream Job After Graduation

Graduated and feeling lost about your next steps? Looking to set up your life, find a good job, and earn...

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Sports
John Weber to take over as CSU athletic director
Damon Cook, Sports Editor • May 30, 2024

Colorado State officially announced that Interim Director of Athletics John Weber will officially move into the full-time role May 30. Weber...

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Sports
Nique Clifford withdraws from NBA Draft, will return to CSU
Damon Cook, Sports Editor • May 30, 2024

After a breakout season in which Nique Clifford helped lead Colorado State men's basketball back to the NCAA tournament, Clifford announced his...

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Arts and Entertainment
Gallery: RamFest takes a country twist with headlining band Midland
Ruby Secrest, Staff Photographer • May 4, 2024

Lit by purple stage lights, three country musicians in Western wear, holding guitars, gather around one microphone.
Arts and Entertainment
RamFest takes a country twist with headlining band Midland
Ruby Secrest, Staff Reporter • May 3, 2024

The annual Colorado State University RamFest has taken many forms in years past, such as carnivals and comedy shows. However, in recent years,...

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Newly popular cannabinoid CBN shows treatment potential
Cannabis
Newly popular cannabinoid CBN shows treatment potential
Miles Buchan • October 18, 2023

THC and CBD are two cannabinoids that have risen to incredible heights in terms of popularity, cultural relevance and research relating to medical...

Strain Review: Ease your mind with Durban Kush wax
Cannabis
Strain Review: Ease your mind with Durban Kush wax
Miles Buchan, Staff Reporter • May 4, 2023

We are hurtling toward the finish line with less than two weeks left in the academic year, and the burnout rate is accelerating. With everything...

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Colorado might be known for its stunning landscapes and outdoor activities, but it has also produced some remarkable talent in the world of basketball....